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08-09-20, 08:36 PM
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Posted By zukahn1

Also I would advise against much chain cleaning...

Also I would advise against much chain cleaning beyond whip down if the chain as vintage and good as described heavy cleaning will take off the HG finish on the chain and likely make it worse.
Replies: 6
Views: 442
Posted By zukahn1

Nice bike but I hate the setup Biopeaece rings...

Nice bike but I hate the setup Biopeaece rings with with open pedals no clips or nicer platforms may be a issue for most buyers .
Replies: 31
Views: 841
Posted By zukahn1

No Ross used decals and not head badges so the ...

No Ross used decals and not head badges so the head badge hole rule out a Ross.
08-09-20, 05:04 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 171
Posted By zukahn1

I would just pop the HG pin and that link and...

I would just pop the HG pin and that link and replace it with a KMC 7/8 master link have done this on several bikes no issues.
08-09-20, 11:53 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 104
Posted By zukahn1

Shimano EM Thumb shifters SL-MT50

Early 80's Shimano EM thumb shifters model SL-MT150. Good functional condition but a bit rough missing left quick adjust thingy could use some new hard wear bolts.
$20 shipped to the US by USPS 1st...
08-09-20, 08:36 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 174
Posted By zukahn1

There are very few nice large stems with this...

There are very few nice large stems with this size quill. Checking on Ebay there isn't anything similar even listed right now.
08-08-20, 08:54 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 311
Posted By zukahn1

While the ideal as said for this bike is a...

While the ideal as said for this bike is a classic level top line. Given the OP's post I would say try lowering the saddle 1 inch or so and raise the stem about a inch to just below the max rise...
Replies: 19
Views: 401
Posted By zukahn1

If your used to friction 7/8speed triggers should...

If your used to friction 7/8speed triggers should be no problem, just be sure to spray lube them real good with WD-40 or similar since these tend to get sticky if not lubed used for a while.
08-08-20, 08:22 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 174
Posted By zukahn1

Sakae Stem rare 0.833/21mm quill 110mm riser 22.2/25.4 clamp.

Thought I would put this one up here on BF's before having to go to Ebay Sakae MTS quill stem 0.833 older MTB, BMX Schwinn 21,15mm by spec type quail with 22.2/25.4 bar clamp has bar spacers. Riser...
Replies: 4
Views: 206
Posted By zukahn1

The right rear chainstay has been broke and...

The right rear chainstay has been broke and poorly welded and the rear dropout is bent also way out of alignment in the rear so a no go for rebuilding. Did get it mostly taken apart turns almost...
Replies: 4
Views: 206
Posted By zukahn1

Ross Chrome MTB for $3.

Got this one for $3 talked down from $5. Ross MT. something chrome MTB this will be a parts bike since the frame has damage wondering what parts are worth cleaning up and selling. I know the crank...
08-06-20, 08:30 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 128
Posted By zukahn1

Sorry to all sold listed at insane price of ...

Sorry to all sold listed at insane price of $40 bin on Ebay in about ten minutes.
Replies: 16
Views: 601
Posted By zukahn1

I would say yes on the $300 CAD price but only...

I would say yes on the $300 CAD price but only after tires are addressed from years of dealing with used bike flat tires are a 50% discount so even if you can't get some better tires fix the tubes...
08-06-20, 06:56 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 239
Posted By zukahn1

Believe it or not Raliiegh ran the old 26tpi ...

Believe it or not Raliiegh ran the old 26tpi wetworth tooling on mid and entry level models made in in the Nottingham tell they stopped production on lesser models at that location in 1982.. Since...
Replies: 10
Views: 409
Posted By zukahn1

During the 80's Specialized was just a great bike...

During the 80's Specialized was just a great bike maker for making good choices when it came to cutting costs and maintaining performance. A good example is on the Hardrock they kept the nice crank...
Replies: 19
Views: 401
Posted By zukahn1

The tire is a Kenda City Komfort actually pretty...

The tire is a Kenda City Komfort actually pretty nice 60 TPI good all around semi slick MTB tire looks close to new.
08-06-20, 02:39 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 128
Posted By zukahn1

KKT Lightning BMX, MTB Pedals 9/16

These are a set of KKT Lightning BMX MTB pedals 80's vintage 9/16 tread, with detachable toe pics for running clips. Have been serviced with new bearings, good axel's and cones ride tested work...
08-05-20, 08:00 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 352
Posted By zukahn1

Why put the the removal notches on the seals if...

Why put the the removal notches on the seals if the hubs are semi fixed none service?
08-05-20, 07:41 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 352
Posted By zukahn1

If there very smooth I would be tempted to leave...

If there very smooth I would be tempted to leave them as is. These seal screw off with the correct size or adjustable spanner if you don't have the Suntour tool after that there just basic JIS style...
08-05-20, 07:10 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,687
Posted By zukahn1

I will agree that these are great pedals and...

I will agree that these are great pedals and that current MKS just don't seem to spin as well as there older stuff. I have some from the 80's and 90's in my parts bin that look like some one road...
Replies: 19
Views: 401
Posted By zukahn1

I would s agree with T=Mar this is a mid 90's...

I would s agree with T=Mar this is a mid 90's bike Canadian made. As for value if everything works good the tires are good and it is ready to ride $200 is about the current value in CA . Should make...
Replies: 4
Views: 189
Posted By zukahn1

This is a tough one while a nice bike Columbie...

This is a tough one while a nice bike Columbie was and is largely considered a lesser brand when it comes to 80's BMX stuff. Assuming the $309 doesn't include the shipping packaging on the bike which...
Replies: 31
Views: 841
Posted By zukahn1

Something like this buy having barrel adjuster...

Something like this buy having barrel adjuster and quick release they let you easily run classic center pull brakes with modern aero levers which produce very good braking results....
08-03-20, 04:57 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 689
Posted By zukahn1

Been racking my old brain a bit to remember the...

Been racking my old brain a bit to remember the correct JIS spindle for converting a 70's French bike to SS or standard geared with a 80's alloy JIS crank turns out it is indeed a 5N. running the...
08-03-20, 04:45 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 689
Posted By zukahn1

65 would be older Track and some 3 speeds.

65 would be older Track and some 3 speeds.
08-03-20, 04:40 PM
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Posted By zukahn1

Got a nice vintage white Specialiazed branded...

Got a nice vintage white Specialiazed branded saddle off a salvage bike yesterday been looking for one on the cheap for a while for the 89 Hardrock looks and feels great n the bike. So I took it for...
08-03-20, 10:17 AM
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Posted By zukahn1

Picked up a Schwinn Mesa yesterday not much off a...

Picked up a Schwinn Mesa yesterday not much off a bike but a lot of good MTB parts including a fairly nice wheel set.
...
Replies: 31
Views: 841
Posted By zukahn1

Since the brakes are fairly long reach I would...

Since the brakes are fairly long reach I would say keep the center pulls, get some new Kool stop pads and add some hangers with quick release and barrel adjusters.
08-02-20, 07:57 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 689
Posted By zukahn1

Yes 65 MM shells are basically older track or ...

Yes 65 MM shells are basically older track or very old geared stuff 1950's or older.
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Posted By zukahn1

Some close ups of the the seat cluster were the...

Some close ups of the the seat cluster were the seat stay join just below the seat , a close up of the head lugs and fork crown and the underside of the bottom bracket between the cranks which is...
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Views: 841
Posted By zukahn1

Likely early 80's Japanese with out some...

Likely early 80's Japanese with out some better photo's can't really say much.
08-01-20, 09:14 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 689
Posted By zukahn1

The best cheat sheet I know of is Sheldon Brown...

The best cheat sheet I know of is Sheldon Brown it's old but correct.
https://sheldonbrown.com/cribsheet-bottombrackets.html
08-01-20, 08:40 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 689
Posted By zukahn1

What is the length of British/JIS offset spindle...

What is the length of British/JIS offset spindle you are looking for I'm pretty sure someone here on the BF's as one or can suggest were you can find one?

As for other solutions you could run a...
Replies: 2
Views: 172
Posted By zukahn1

When I get some time I will clean them up and...

When I get some time I will clean them up and redue the bearings then decide. They are really nice vintage pedals so I may just straiten the bend touch up the teeth and get some half clips and use...
07-31-20, 08:39 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 158
Posted By zukahn1

Pacifico Beer Bike Low End Restoration,

Well I guess covid-19 very limited choices in cheaper project bike have got to me so a did a rebuild minor restoration on likely the lowest bike in years Bicycle Force Company of China made Pacifico...
07-31-20, 08:07 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 380
Posted By zukahn1

Very good info and observations very people seem...

Very good info and observations very people seem to pay attention to Q-Facters Pedal to middle of bike distance and pedal to aligned chain in middle can make a big difference on how a bike rides....
07-31-20, 09:41 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 400
Posted By zukahn1

I have seen a few of these Michelin branded disc...

I have seen a few of these Michelin branded disc wheels great looking mid 80's piece of bike history. Based on the oversized brand sponership logo this wheel likely came of a Team race bike. No idea...
Replies: 16
Views: 601
Posted By zukahn1

Haven't seen a Gan brand bike there are few bikes...

Haven't seen a Gan brand bike there are few bikes with Gan in the model name. It would help if you could tell what type of bike it is Road, Mountain etc. and the likely age of the bike? Looking...
07-31-20, 08:40 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 380
Posted By zukahn1

The front shifters on a late 80's Hardrock...

The front shifters on a late 80's Hardrock would be a friction thumby.
07-30-20, 07:28 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 380
Posted By zukahn1

I have a vintage Hardrock with this crank set ...

I have a vintage Hardrock with this crank set this crank shouldn't have spacers on the big or middle ring these are a after market mod, the only spacers are are the ones on the granny if there not...
Replies: 2
Views: 172
Posted By zukahn1

KKT Lightning BMX Pedals

Got set of these free today only catch is they came with a bike I don't really want and agreed to fix up and donate Pacifico Beer bike single speed cruiser. The pedals are in fair shape complete...
07-30-20, 04:51 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 94
Posted By zukahn1

KKT Lightining BMX Pedals.

Got a set of fair condition set of KKT Lightning BMX pedals for free rough cages but good internals need to be greased service probably have never been never serviced since new in the 80's. One...
Replies: 7
Views: 323
Posted By zukahn1

At the $500 price I assumed you got wheels too....

At the $500 price I assumed you got wheels too. Even without the wheels you got a very good deal as is still worth about $300. The only catch is in order to resale the bike at a good price if you...
Replies: 7
Views: 323
Posted By zukahn1

The bike looks to be authentic based on the kug...

The bike looks to be authentic based on the kug details, lack of braze ons and engraving it's a 70's frame that frame that has been rebuilt with 80's components and repainted. While whoever did the...
Replies: 12
Views: 464
Posted By zukahn1

Too bad you didn't get it very good deal. Also...

Too bad you didn't get it very good deal. Also pretty sure this is a late 80's bike since it has six speed 105, biopeace and what appear to be white hooded areo levers with quick release. A 90's...
07-26-20, 08:35 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 349
Posted By zukahn1

Based on the pics for a standard Shimano FD You...

Based on the pics for a standard Shimano FD You should have about another 2-3mm more play on each way each screw I suspect there just stuck making the upper and lower threads likely not used since...
Replies: 11
Views: 1,629
Posted By zukahn1

You really need to start a new thread

You really need to start a new thread
Replies: 4
Views: 278
Posted By zukahn1

Good to go a average person could ride it ten...

Good to go a average person could ride it ten miles as is it's a $200 bike in current market. Yet if it needs any work of any kind put the value at $75-100.
Replies: 7
Views: 360
Posted By zukahn1

+1 on lowering leveling the seat and bars to...

+1 on lowering leveling the seat and bars to present a nice vintage correct level top line. Then take some new photo's this will instantly improve curb appeal then yes I would agree it is...
07-21-20, 04:28 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 2,121
Posted By zukahn1

Looking at the setup one issue is the rims on the...

Looking at the setup one issue is the rims on the bike are significantly narrower than the rims these brakes were intended for this can be compensated for by adding washers between the pads and the...
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